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Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 12,923 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,852 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.18%||18.18%||63.64% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 21.43%)
- Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 14.29%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (11 people, 78.57%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 21.43%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 21.43%)
- Atenolol (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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